Lake Okareka Lodge by lebua is a five star luxury hideaway lodge located just 15 minutes from Rotorua's International Airport in New Zealand.
Offering three exclusive suites and vast surrounds of picturesque grounds and waterways – this exclusive retreat is the perfect getaway for a family, or a couple looking to relax.
Whether immersing yourself in a good book, plunging yourself into hot springs and boiling mud pools, or just watching the days pass you by, there is something here to ensure you relax away the stresses of the past year.
For explorers you can discover the region on foot with many walking trails, or mountain bike through the Whakarewarewa Forest - which has the enviable position as one of the best mountain biking tracks in the world.
Explore and discover the traditional Maori culture and the ancestral home of the Te Arawa people who settled in the area more than 600 years ago, or learn the Kappa haka (traditional song and dance of the area), before venturing to attempt the zorbing and schweebing at Agrodome Adventure Park.
For the food lover, there is the in house chef at Lake Okareka Lodge by lebua, who will prepare your meals for you using all local and freshly sourced produce, or why not try the Tutanekai Street night markets. Held every Thursday the night markets are a gourmet feast with a vibrant alfresco market and live music.
The areas vast waterways are also perfect for summer fun with rafting, sledging, kayaking, jet boating all at your doorstep. No matter how you decide to enjoy your holiday there is always something to entertain, or to relax you when staying at the luxurious Lake Okareka Lodge by lebua.
A raft of packages are available including the Luxury Liaison package starting at AUS$5,650 (correct as of 3 November) which includes:
3 nights suite accommodation;
All meals prepared by the in house chef;
24 Hour butler service;
Massage for two;
French champagne on arrival;
Use of all lodge facilities.
A luxury hotel chain with properties in Bangkok, New Zealand and India, lebua Hotels & Resorts is internationally acclaimed for its innovative business strategies and use of cutting edge research and technology. Rated within the top 1% of companies in the world in terms of Customer Satisfaction by TNS research (TRI*M Index), lebua's business management strategies have been the active point of discussion in several top business schools including Harvard, Kellogg, INSEAD, NYU, Columbia and IIMs. Currently, it is in the first stages of being a full-fledged case study at the Harvard Business School.
Right from its interesting beginnings, lebua has single handedly shaped the luxury accommodation and dining scene of Bangkok.
With its restaurants rated among the world's best, lebua has broadened its horizons to include a luxury lodge in New Zealand, and will launch a five star luxury hotel in New Delhi, India early in 2012. Along with plans to expand into Europe and the Caribbean, with a luxury period property just outside of Paris and an all-suite luxury boutique property in Saint Martin.
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